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Author Owczarek, Tomasz
Affiliation Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Quality Science 83 Morska St., 81-225 Gdynia, Poland
E-mail t.owczarek@wpit.umg.edu.pl
Author Rogulski, Mariusz
Affiliation Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Building Services Hydro and Environmental Engineering 20 Nowowiejska St., 00-653 Warsaw, Poland
E-mail mariusz.rogulski@pw.edu.pl
Author Czechowski, Piotr O.
Affiliation Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Quality Science 83 Morska St., 81-225 Gdynia, Poland
E-mail p.o.czechowski@wpit.umg.edu.pl
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI https://repository.scientific-journals.eu/handle/123456789/2579
Abstract This study presents an assessment of the equivalence of measurements of particulate matter PM10 concentrations using a low-cost electronic device as compared to the reference method. Data for the study were collected in accordance with the guidelines for research equivalence of the two devices operating in parallel. On this basis, a model correcting raw measurement results was developed. The best results were obtained for the model having the form of a second degree polynomial and taking into account air temperature. Corrected measurement results were used in the equivalence testing procedure. As a result, confirmation of equivalence was obtained for the vast majority of data sets generated from original measurements. This confirms the usefulness of the device as a tool for monitoring air quality.
Pages 84-89
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords air pollution
Keywords particulate matter PM10
Keywords low-cost meter
Keywords equivalence
Keywords corrective model
Keywords regression
Title Verification of equivalence with reference method for measurements of PM10 concentrations using low-cost devices
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
Figures 4
Tables 1
DOI 10.17402/375
Published 2019-12-27
Accepted 2019-12-05
Recieved 2019-11-16


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